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Careers in Biology

What are CSB/SJU alums doing with this major?

What can I do with this major?

Intern Profiles:

  • Griffin Schroeder '18 (Biochemistry), Southwest University, Beibei, China
  • Mary Sweet '13 (Biology & Hispanic Studies), Research Experience for Undergraduates, West Virginia University and Northern Arizona University, VA & AZ
  • Hieu Van '16 (Biochemistry), Cancer Research Summer Fellow, University of CO Cancer Center
  • Nick Zweber '13 (Biology), Mossel Bay, South Africa

Alum Profiles:

  • Mike Bancks '08 (Biology), Graduate Student (NHLBI Pre-Doctoral Fellow), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • Sarah (Frye) Berry '98 (Biology), Environmental Heath Specialist, Waseca County
  • Corey Brenner '97 (Biology), Owner/Dentist, Brenner Family Dental
  • Trace Christensen '89 (Biology), Sr. Research Technician, Electron Microscopy Core Facility, Mayo Clinic
  • Elyse Cooper '09 (Biology), Diagnostic Scientist, Newport Labs
  • Autumn Durfey '07 (Biology), Graduate Student (Master's in Public Health in the Division of Environment Health), University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • Ken Graeve '01 (Biology) Volunteering, Ecological Restoration/Nurse
  • Brian Hansen '06 (Biochemistry), Internal Medicine Physician, HealthEast, St. Paul, MN
  • Jason Hoffmann '08 (Biology & Environmental Studies), Estimator/Project Manager, Quam Construction Co. 
  • Jessica Mader '08 (Biology)  Research Technician, Mayo Clinic
  • Jessica Nelson '09 (Biology & Peace Studies), Research Consultant at The Lewin Group, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN
  • Jill Pyatt '09 (Biology), Student, University of Colorado - Denver
  • Jenny Stephenson '04 (Biology & Environmental Studies), Environmental Protection Specialist, US EPA
  • Heather Stoven '1998 (Biology), Pest Protection and Pest Management, University of California at Davis
  • Alison Surdo '00 (Biology), Senior HIV Counseling and Testing Advisor
  • Alex Van Loh '14 (Biology), Volunteer, MN Green Corps
  • Meghan Walch '08 (Biology and Spanish), Volunteer, Amate House 

To explore more of what CSB/SJU alums are doing with this major, visit the Career Resource Center and check out the Alum Career Network database. 

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Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities:

Visit the CSB/SJU Career Resource Centers for further information about major selection and career exploration. Career specialists and student career assistants are available to assist you as you research personal interests, values, and skills.

CSB Career Resource Center
Academic Service Bldg, CSB
[email protected]

SJU Resource Center
Mary Hall 25, SJU
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